[free-sklyarov] Misc. Gripe re: DMCA

nobody moseng2 at underwhelm.org
Wed Aug 15 12:00:42 PDT 2001

So, 2600 and Dmitry aren't allowed to post information that will incite
(or merely passively allow) anonymous strangers to commit the heinous act
of copyright infringement, but a Ninth Circuit appeals court is free to

  "If their statements merely encouraged unrelated terrorists" to commit 
  violent acts against the doctors, Judge Alex Kozinski wrote, "then their 
  words are protected by the First Amendment." Only if the defendants had
  threatened to commit violent acts themselves could they be held liable.

...in the case of the Nuremburg Files anti-abortion-doctor website. Any
reason why hasn't congress passed a law of DMCA-like quality to protect
the privacy and lives of abortion doctors? Well, because that'd be

It demonstrates where the priorities are in congress. Save the copyright 
industry's profits at any cost, but have a sudden, brief consciousness of
constitutional law when doctors are hunted down by vigilanties.

Free Dmitry.
Repeal the DMCA.

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